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Paweł Zembura, Agata Korcz, Elżbieta Cieśla, Aleksandra Gołdys, and Hanna Nałȩcz

been established in reference to each indicator based on the amount and quality of the available data. All data sources were published within the last 5 years (since 2013), with the exception of the Physical Fitness indicator. The most informative sources of data were two cross-national surveys

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Karla I. Galaviz, Gabriela Argumedo Garcia, Alejandro Gaytán-González, Inés González-Casanova, Martín Francisco González Villalobos, Alejandra Jáuregui, Edtna Jáuregui Ulloa, Catalina Medina, Yoali Selene Pacheco Miranda, Marcela Pérez Rodríguez, Eugen Resendiz, Ricardo Alejandro Retano Pelayo, María del Pilar Rodríguez Martínez, and Juan Ricardo López y Taylor

that signal commitment to promote physical activity, the degree to which these have been implemented and impacted physical activity is unknown. We were unable to grade the Family and Peers, Active Play and Physical Fitness indicators due to lack of reliable national data. While data to grade most Daily

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Chalchisa Abdeta, Zelalem Teklemariam, Alem Deksisa, and Endashew Abera

. Only the physical fitness indicator received an incomplete grade. This is due to difficulty to get or estimate the fitness data in the country. All other indicators were graded using available data and/or expert estimation. Active play indicator scored the highest grade among the 10 core indicators

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Jung-Woo Oh, JungJun Lim, Sang-Hwa Lee, Yu-sun Jin, Bumjo Oh, Chung Gun Lee, Deok Hwan Lee, Eun-Young Lee, Han Joo Lee, Hyon Park, Hyun Joo Kang, Justin Y. Jeon, Mi-Seong Yu, Sang-Hoon Suh, SeJung Park, So Jung Lee, Soo Jung Park, Wook Song, Yewon Yu, Yoonkyung Song, Youngwon Kim, and Yeon Soo Kim

individual physical fitness indicator were the following: Boys = C, girls = C- for cardiovascular strength; boys = C-, girls = C- for muscular strength; boys/girls = F for flexibility. Therefore, physical fitness was graded an overall “D+” grade. Family and Peers INC Due to insufficient data, this indicator

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Jan Seghers, Stijn De Baere, Maïté Verloigne, and Greet Cardon

grade two out of the 10 indicators. More specific, active play seems to be a neglected PA behaviour in adolescents when developing questionnaires and the physical fitness indicator could not be graded because of a lack of recent data. To investigate secular trends in physical fitness and to analyse the

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Evelin Mäestu, Merike Kull, Kerli Mooses, Jarek Mäestu, Maret Pihu, Andre Koka, Lennart Raudsepp, and Jaak Jürimäe

daily. 1 Physical Fitness INC The Physical Fitness indicator was graded INC due to a lack of data. There are no studies of which general conclusions could be drawn. Family and Peers D Based on a survey among sixth-graders, 61% had friends to do sport with and 64% had friends who invited them to play

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John Scriven, Josephine Cabot, Demri Mitchell, and David Kennedy

data informing the grades is based on self-reported national surveys with PA not being the primary focus. Other limitations include that the data for the school and government indicators are based on RWG’s opinion; the physical fitness indicator data is eight years old; data held on PA does not capture

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Izzeldin Ibrahim, Eiman Al Hammadi, Suzan Sayegh, Lena Zimmo, Jwaher Al Neama, Husam Rezeq, Abdulla Saeed Al-Mohannadi, and Al Anoud Al-Thani

times of the year. 5. Sedentary Behaviors D+ 35% of children and 45% of youth spent less than 2 hours of screen time per day. 4 , 8 6. Physical Fitness INC There are some unpublished data on physical fitness. Other data are not addressing specific benchmarks associated with the physical fitness

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Joel D. Barnes, Christine Cameron, Valerie Carson, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Rachel C. Colley, Guy E.J. Faulkner, Ian Janssen, Roger Kramers, Travis J. Saunders, John C. Spence, Patricia Tucker, Leigh M. Vanderloo, and Mark S. Tremblay

list of the grades and their rationale is provided in Table  1 . The grades for the behavioural indicators and for the new Physical Fitness indicator are generally poor (D’s) with the exception of Organized Sport and Physical Activity Participation (B+) where the high participation rate (77%) has been

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Silvia A. González, Joel D. Barnes, Patrick Abi Nader, Dolores Susana Andrade Tenesaca, Javier Brazo-Sayavera, Karla I. Galaviz, Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Piyawat Katewongsa, Juan López-Taylor, Yang Liu, Bilyana Mileva, Angélica María Ochoa Avilés, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Pairoj Saonuam, and Mark S. Tremblay

-screen-related pursuits. Physical Fitness Average percentile achieved on certain physical fitness indicators based on the normative values published by Tomkinson et al. 26 Family and Peers Percentage of family members (eg, parents, guardians) who facilitate physical activity and sport opportunities for their children (eg